On March 18, SPIN returned to Stubbs in Austin, TX, for the 9th annual SPIN@Stubbs bash. Samsung Focus, available exclusively at AT&T, presented the party which featured performances from TV on the Radio, the Kills, OMD, the Vaccines, OFF!, Smith Westerns, Young the Giant, Dom, Electric Child, and 28 North. Special guest DJs Skrillex, Designer Drugs, and Anika provided tunes between sets and Kelley James from Oakley served as the MC.
Guests at the party enjoyed complimentary Sparks, Miller, and BlackBeard Spiced Rum drinks, and had the chance to goof off with Yo Gabba Gabba characters who arrived courtesy of Case-Mate. VIPs enjoyed the best view in the house from the Xbox Kinect VIP area on the balcony.
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »